Sr. Director Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. VP/Head of Clinical Operations
  3. United States
Seattle, USA
Posting date: 24 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Director of Study Operations for a leading biotechnology company located remotely. As the Sr. Director, you will be accountable for efficient and effective program management of clinical trial operations - accountable for planning and successful delivery of clinical trials across the platform to time, cost and quality.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive and implement critical initiatives on the program level ensuring success of cross functional team delivery.
  • Provide updates, line of sight, risks and timelines to executive team for strategic and investment decision making
  • Contribute and approve study related documentation including content necessary for any regulatory body approval. Participate in regulatory interactions as needed
  • Clinical contributions to inspection readiness and determination of clinical audit needs. Including identifying and managing CAPAs and other compliance issues
  • Accountable for study level risk assessments and mitigation activities and contribute to product platform risk assessments. Evidence of risk-based quality management approach
  • To chair and facilitate study meetings with the internal/external teams, investigators, collaborators/alliance partners and any vendors to manage team actions, track study progress, and regularly communicate study progress to executive team
  • Identify and retention of talent for continued growth of clinical operations team needs
  • Accountable for the overall recruitment plan development and delivery including using external vendors as needed
  • Ensuring a control framework is established and maintained to be compliant with all applicable laws and regulations governing the conduct of human subject research
  • Oversight on eTMF and study document compliance
  • Provide critical analysis and thinking, advice and recommendations on issues associated with the scientific protocol, based on operational aspects to be considered for delivery

Skills and Requirements:

  • Training in health/sciences ideally with advanced degree preferred (MPH, MS, PhD) or experience equivalent.
  • 10 years experience in working in clinical trial operations (including site operations) with evidence of increasing experience and level of responsibility. Preference to be given to those with 5 years of vaccine/biologic experience.
  • Evidence of strong project management skills - preference given to those with PM certification
  • Being able to work in situations of ambiguity - bringing clarity and direction to others to achieve goals of the program.
  • Highly motivated with a proactive approach to be solution focused.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Deep understanding of contract needs (budgets and content) .

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jacqueline Zafrani at (+1) 213-893-4997 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.